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2010-12-31 00:01:01

Only university competition awarding scholarships for innovation serving national security needs Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) December 29, 2010 The fifth annual National Security Innovation Competition (NSIC) is making a call for academic research papers and interested sponsors, according to organizers for the 2011 event. The Colorado Homeland Defense Alliance (CHDA) and the Colorado Springs Technology Incubator will host the competition on April 29, 2011 at the United States Air Force...

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2010-12-24 17:15:00

NORAD insiders will never tell you how they are precisely able to track Santa's flight path onto their computer screens every Christmas Eve, but they will let you know where he is at any given moment. NORAD is a joint U.S.-Canada command that monitors the North American skies and seas from a control center at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs. The base answered 74,000 phone calls and 3,500 emails from around the world last year, all asking about Santa's where-a-bouts. A...

2010-12-20 13:49:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC), a leading provider of managed voice, Internet and data networking solutions for businesses, today announced it is again partnering with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) in Colorado Springs, Colo., to help track Santa Claus as he travels the globe delivering toys to boys and girls around the world this Christmas Eve. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080626/LATH527LOGO) "For more...

2010-12-17 09:46:00

DETROIT, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On Christmas Eve, OnStar advisors will be prepared to give subscribers specific location-based updates on Santa Claus' journey around the world based on data received in partnership with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). Beginning at 6 a.m. EST on Christmas Eve, OnStar subscribers can press the blue OnStar button in their vehicles to request a "Santa Update." OnStar advisors will share Santa's whereabouts through 5 a.m. EST...

2010-12-16 14:00:00

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- From Paris, France, to Paris, Texas, finding Santa Claus on Christmas Eve will be as easy as making a phone call. Verizon Business will team with the North American Aerospace Defense Command to provide and answer the NORAD Tracks Santa hotline so children of all ages can follow Santa Claus' trip around the globe. Starting Dec. 24 at 2 a.m. Mountain Time, to 3 a.m. on Dec. 25, children across the U.S. and Canada can call...

2010-12-01 09:22:00

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- He sees you when you're sleeping. He knows when you're awake. But who's keeping an eye on Santa? For 55 years, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), and its predecessor organization have tracked the path of Santa Claus as he travels from the North Pole throughout the world on Christmas Eve to pinpoint his location for children. Since 2007, Booz Allen Hamilton has supported that effort, which begins today for the 2010 season,...

2009-12-22 11:38:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- tw telecom (Nasdaq: TWTC), a leading provider of managed voice, Internet and data networking solutions for businesses, today announced that it is partnering with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) in Colorado Springs, Colo., to help track Santa Claus as he delivers toys to girls and boys around the world on Christmas Eve. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080626/LATH527LOGO) NORAD has been tracking...

2009-12-16 06:00:00

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Where in the world is Santa Claus? That's a question millions of children ask on Christmas Eve. On the big night, the answer will be only a toll-free call away. Verizon Business again is teaming with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) to provide a special free hotline for children and their parents to speak with a volunteer at the famed military center. Starting Dec. 24 at 2 a.m. Mountain time through 3 a.m....

2008-12-24 21:54:08

Google says it is teaming with the North American Aerospace Defense Command to allow Google Maps and Google Earth users to track Santa Claus's flight. Google Inc. and Norad announced Tuesday that updates on Santa's Christmas Eve world tour are available for the first time to cell phone users via Google Maps for Mobile and Twitter users who add @noradsanta to their accounts, Computerworld reported Wednesday. The partnership between Google and Norad to bring the Norad Tracks Santa Program to...

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2008-12-24 06:19:38

Santa Claus has been declared a Canadian citizen with fully authorized re-entry rights, the country's citizenship minister announced in Ottawa. In a formal statement, Jason Kenney, the minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, declared the legendary Christmas gift-giver Canuck status, the Canwest News Service reported. The Government of Canada wishes Santa the very best in his Christmas Eve duties and wants to let him know that, as a Canadian citizen, he has the automatic...


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